In slavic mythology the Marna contacts a death embodiment, with seasonal rituals of dying and nature revival, and also with rituals of calling of a rain.
On twenty fifth of November the nasty weather is installed: a rain, snow, a cold wind, slush. This day it is not said any prayers, fire isn't kindled, aren't brought a victim. People to show that the Marena aren't afraid, go on a bog where extinguish burning torches in not frozen bog.
The ceremonial food this day includes kissel, fritters, carrots, turnip.